German musician Harald Genzmer studied from 1928-34 in Berlin with the well-known composer Paul Hindemith. His composition Runner earned the bronze medal at the 1936 Olympic Games in the music category “Compositions for Solo or Chorus.” During the Nazi period he worked in Breslau and Berlin. In 1944 he was inducted into Adolf Hitler’s list of important composers, so he did not have to serve in the military. In 1946 he became a professor at the College of Music in Freiburg (Breisgau), while from 1957-74 he was a professor for Compositions at the High School for Music in München. He wrote orchestral, chamber music and choral works, and was known for his experimentation and unusual orchestras.
Mixed Music, Compositions For Solo Or Chorus